Arrested for breaking into ARPANET. He was given three years of probation. Worked with the trio consisting of Kevin Poulsen, Justin Peterson, and himself.
Cornell University graduate student who accidentally unleashed an Internet worm in 1988. Thousands of computers were infected and subsequently crashed. Currently works as a professor at MIT.
German hacker and phreaker whose death in unclear circumstances has led to various conspiracy theories. Known for his diploma thesis presenting one of the first public use of a telephone with built-in voice encryption, the "Cryptophon".
Married, 27-year old, left-liberal, environmentally-conscious Pagan, as well as a music-loving motion-picture enthusiast, and a hacker-wannabe, Web geek author.
Azizbek Takhirovich Mamadjanov, 21, was sentenced to 42 months and 24 months in prison, respectively, for his role in phishing scams targeting multiple U.S. banks. Over a four month period beginning in March 2006, he helped route millions of dollars stolen from phishing victims to shell companies that they created and controlled.
A hacker convicted of breaking into an internet service has been linked to the
penetration of an Indian nuclear weapons facility. Jodi Jones, also known as VeNoMouS,
pleaded guilty to wilful damage in the Manukau District Court after hacking into
Web Internet's network.
Born on October 2, 1976, v00d00 is best known for writing the Juggernaut Hydra and releasing it into an office building mainframe. It caused electrical failures throughout the building, and crashed the system servers.
In 2005, Mr. Burks was a suspect in the remote access of the National Security database. The investigation concluded that there was not sufficient evidence to gain interest to a primary suspect due to the fact that there was no evidence of file disturbance.
In 2006, he designed a method of programming that utilizes probability theory. The method is still under investigation however it is being utilized at several Universities throughout the United States.
v00d00 passed away on September 29, 2008 in a single vehicle traffic accident.
Associated with LOD. Other information unknown